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Semi-Automatic compression testers for cylinders WIZARD 2

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ASTM C39 | AASHTO T22
Main features
  • Rigid welded steel construction
  • ASTM spherical seat fully complaint to ASTM C39 for testing 4” x 8” and 6” x 12” cylinders
  • Accuracy Class A (ASTM) starting from 10% of full scale (from 1% on request)
  • 2 channels for load sensors with 65000 div. resolution (better than 0.01% of full scale)
  • Unlimited store capacity on USB pen drive of test data downloadable to PC via LAN port
  • Digital readout unit with wide high-contrast display 4 x 20 characters and 6 keys membrane keyboard
  • Real time display of load/stress and applied load rate by symbols for easy adjustment
  • Dual stage pump: low pressure/high delivery for fast piston approach and high pressure/low volume for loading
  • Special hand operated pressure-compensated proportional valve for the manual preset of load rate requiring just occasional operator’s intervention
  • Optional control of a second frame
  • Optional internal printer 
General description
General description
Frame
Rigid welded steel construction. ASTM spherical seat allows free alignment at the initial contact with the specimen. It is designed strictly conforming to the Standards, to test 4” and 6” diameter specimens.

Compression platens
See table. Traceable certificate of surface hardness available on request.

Wizard, Semi-Automatic power and control system
Dual stage pump: low pressure/high delivery for fast piston approach and high pressure/low volume for loading. Special hand operated pressure-compensated proportional valve for the manual preset of load rate requiring just occasional operator’s intervention.
Hardware
2 analogue channels, 4 x 20 characters alphanumeric display, 65˙000 points high resolution/stability analogue channels, sampling rate 50/sec, large storage capacity for test data on USB memory stick, ethernet port to download data to PC using the SW/TRM software.
Firmware
Simultaneous display of load, specific load and actual load rate, LAN connection to PC for data transmission in real time, easy firmware update through Ethernet port, memory management with options to display tests stored on USB memory stick, download data to internal printer or PC, delete single tests or reset the entire memory, Multi-coefficient calibration procedure with automatic storage of data without manual editing (using a suitable load cell and readout unit), language and units selection (kN, ton, lbf ).

Safety features
Includes: Max. pressure valve to avoid machine overloading; piston travel limit switch; emergency stop button; front and rear transparent flexible fragment guard.
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Technical specifications

Model 50- A12A02 (A12A12**)
A12A04 (A12A14**)
A22A02 (A22A12**)
A22A04 (A22A12**)
A32A02 (A32A12**)
A32A04 (A32A14**)
Capacity kN (lbf) 1500 (335,000) 2000 (450,000) 3000 (660,000)
Max vertical daylight, mm (inches) 370 (14,6”) 380 (15”) 380 (15”)
Horizontal daylight mm, (inches) 265 (10.4”) 340 (13.4”) 370 (14.6”)
Max. piston travel*, mm (inches) 50 (2") 50 (2") 50 (2")
Platen dimensions, mm (inches) dia. 165 (6.5”) dia. 165 (6.5”) dia. 165 (6.5”)
Platen surface hardness 55.5 HRC (600 HV) 55.5 HRC (600 HV) 55.5 HRC (600 HV)
Platens flatness toll, mm (inches) 0.02 (0.0008") 0.02 (0.0008") 0.02 (0.0008")
Overall dimensions, mm (inches) 810 x 425 x 1085
(31.9" x 16.7 x 42.7")
835 x 440 x 1090
(32.9" x 17.3" x 42.9")
805 x 450 x 1160  
(31.7" x 17.7" x 45.7")
Weight approx., kg 285 500 710
*Use distance pieces conforming to the specimen size to avoid piston overtravel
** These machines are calibrated in lbf unit.

Ordering info

50-A12A02
WIZARD, Semi- Automatic Compact- Line ASTM compression tester, 1500 kN (335,000 lbf) cap., for cylinders up to dia. 160 x 320 mm. 230 V, 50 Hz, 1 ph.
50-A12A03
Same as above but 220 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.
50-A12A04
Same as above but 110 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.

50-A22A02
WIZARD, Semi-Automatic Compact- Line ASTM compression tester, 2000 kN (450,0000 lbf) cap., for cylinders up to dia. 160 x 320 mm. 230 V, 50 Hz, 1 ph.
50-A22A03
Same as above but 220 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.
50-A22A04
Same as above but 110 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.

50-A32A02
WIZARD, Semi-Automatic Compact- Line ASTM compression tester, 3000 kN (660,000 lbf) cap., for cylinders up to dia. 160 x 320 mm. 230 V, 50 Hz, 1 ph.
50-A32A03
Same as above but 220 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.
50-A32A04
Same as above but 110 V, 60 Hz, 1 ph.

Note: front door is not included but available as accessory.

Accessories

Machine Accessories

Distance pieces to adjust the vertical daylight
65-L1000/20
Distance piece dia. 165 x 20 mm

65-L1000/30
Distance piece dia. 165 x 30 mm

65-L1000/40
Distance piece dia. 165 x 40 mm

65-L1000/68
Distance piece dia. 165 x 68 mm

50-C9084
Distance piece dia. 96 x 158 mm

Fragment guard lock switch
50-C50/P3
Fragment guard lock switch. To prevent test execution with the front door open.

Frame pedestal and front door
Accessories suitable for 50- A12A02 (A12A12)
A12A04 (A12A14)
A22A02 (A22A12)
A22A04 (A22A12)
A32A02 (A32A12)
A32A04 (A32A14)
Frame pedestal (optional) 50-C99/B 50-C29/B 50-C39/B
Front door (optional) 50-C19/FG 50-C29/FG 50-C39/FG


Test Accessories

50-C9000/B
Splitting tensile test device for cylinders up to dia. 160x320 mm (6.3”x12.6”). Conforming to EN 12390-6 and ASTM C496

50-C9002
Hardboard strips 4 x 14 x 345 mm for 50-C9000/B conf. to EN Standards. Pack of 50.

50-C9002/A
Hardboard strips 4 x 14 x 345 mm for 50-C9000/B conf. to ASTM Standards. Pack of 50.

50-C9030/A
Compression device to test portions of 40x40x160 prisms broken in flexure to ASTM C349. High stiffness model. Total height 225mm.

50-C9032/H
Compression device to test 50mm (2”) cubes to ASTM C109. High stiffness model. Total height 225mm.

50-C9010/B
Flexural test device for concrete beams 100x100x400/500 and 150x150x600/750 mm, to EN 12390-5, ASTM C78, ASTM C293 and AASHTO T97

Unbonded caps
This method is used as an alternative to the sulphur capping. The system consists of two alloy steel cap retainers and two neoprene pads which are in contact with the upper and lower concrete surfaces. Pads can be re-used for many tests. Different versions available conforming to the size of the specimen.

Capping retainers
55-C0122/A4
Capping retainers (couple) for 4” dia. concrete cylinders

55-C0122
Capping retainers (couple) for 150 mm (6”) dia. cylinders

55-C0122/B
Capping retainers (couple) for 160 mm dia. cylinders

Neoprene pads
55-C0122/A44
Neoprene pads for 4” dia. cylinders. Set of two.

55-C0122/2
Neoprene pads for 6” dia. cylinders. Set of two.

55-C0122/4
Neoprene pads for 160 mm dia. cylinders. Set of two.

Additional Information

Force verification
The conformity of the compression tester to the stringent requirements of the ASTM C39 Standards is precisely verified using specific traceable apparatus (load cells 82-E0100 series and 82-P0801/E digital tester).

Upgrading

(To be specified at time of order: these items has to be factory installed.)

Serial printer for Automax testers
50-C10A/PR
Upgrade of a WIZARD 2 system to incorporate a serial printer in the front panel, allowing results to be printed at the end of test

Second frame connection
The WIZARD System can be upgraded with a hydraulic valve for controlling (not simultaneously) a second frame.
50-C10B/2F
Two-way valve for PILOT System to control a second frame. This item must be factory installed.

Special calibration procedure
50-C0050/CAL
Special calibration of compression testers assuring Class 1 (EN) and Class A (ASTM), from 1% to full load range.

Traceable certificate of surface hardness
50-C0050/HRD2
Supply of the compression machine/frame complete with traceable certificate of hardness of 165 mm dia. platen surfaces

Documents

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